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"Turkey Neck"...any suggestions?

Monday, December 17, 2012

On the plus side, my double chins are not so double anymore emoticon

On the negative side, now I have this loose flesh kind of hanging there....we used to call it a "turkey neck"... emoticon ...not sure if that term is still used today emoticon

So any suggestions how to fix this...short of plastic surgery emoticon
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-WISPY- 12/18/2012 12:43AM

    Guess its one of the things that goes with losing weight when we are older. I too have a similar situation. I do tend to hold my head up high whenever possible because I notice in the mirror that is a good way to get rid of quite a lot of flab. I also use a collagen cream which really does get rid of wrinkles on the face and neck. I was amazed at how good it is. Need to use it regularly though to get the full effect.

Funny about the polo necks. I always loved them and still do. :)

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BLESSEDBEING 12/17/2012 11:56PM

    I do neck stretches to relieve stress--I have no idea if theyare supposed to--or can--make the neck more attractive. You might be able to Google it or do a Spark search on the topic.

I saw your huddle that you are making progress--you've done an amazing job this year, Teresa! Please give yourself lots and lots of credit for all your achievements.

Blessed Be, Amanda emoticon emoticon

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GARDENQE2 12/17/2012 5:49PM

    Congratulations on your progress!

Actually, you're already doing the right thing...V-neck blouse and pendant that hangs lower. My mother was a dress designer and she would often make jackets with contrasting lapels to take the eye away from the less-attractive neck. Or use a bright pin or necklace for the same effect.

One of her pet peeves were turtlenecks or cowls. She said EVERYONE looked bad in them. In cold weather, tie on a bright scarf and as soon as you get inside, let the ends fall, creating a Y around your face.

Act the part of a beautiful woman, and you are already there!

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1CRAZYDOG 12/17/2012 5:42PM

    NORWOODGIRL has the same suggestions I would give. good luck!!

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NORWOODGIRL 12/17/2012 5:24PM

    When I was young - a million years ago and when my skin was still wrinkle-free - I read an article that said you should use the back of your hand and firmly pat the area. It also said to use a rolling pin - hard - on your abdomen to break up the fat there. And, you should make all kinds of faces - particularly smiles to exercise your facial muscles. I remember this because of the picture it made in my mind - grinning insanely while beating myself up in various ways! emoticon

Sorry I don't have any real advice! Can't wait to read what others say emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 12/17/2012 3:43PM

    I have the same thing, I don't have a solution, sorry = )

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